Château Lafite Rothschild Red Bordeaux Blend Pauillac 1988

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Opens up with a very deep and brooding nose that is decidely leafy and oaky with competing notes of seaweed lead pencil, cedar, and mineral all ove... Read more

Slightly disappointing for Lafite, this has medium body, fine tannins and pretty aromas and flavors of tobacco, cedar and fruit. Though lacking in ... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Château Lafite Rothschild Red Bordeaux Blend Pauillac

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065196,105
4.00 5
09/22/2008

Opens up with a very deep and brooding nose that is decidely leafy and oaky with competing notes of seaweed lead pencil, cedar, and mineral all over a pool of cassis. Bright in the mouth and still fairly tannic but much more mature than a bottle 2 years ago. Plummy fruit with a very soil driven mid-palate that leads to a finish that's rich in spicy notes and mineral grafite. Still rather stoic though resolving well. the finish is very long yet only hinting and the depth of fruit held in reserve. Needs another 2-3 years before it' ll be worth trying again.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/09/2010

Slightly disappointing for Lafite, this has medium body, fine tannins and pretty aromas and flavors of tobacco, cedar and fruit. Though lacking in fruit and tannin concentration, it's elegant and supple, giving plenty of pleasure. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1988 Lafite-Rothschild 1500ml


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Source: SoDivin
05/07/2009

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Source: SoDivin
07/11/2009

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/18/2012

Beautiful and subtle on the nose, with mineral, berry, licorice and dark chocolate. Full-bodied, with supersilky tannins and a pretty balance of fruit and mint. Long and caressing. Real claret here. Everyone talks about 1989, but this is very close i... Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1988 Lafite-Rothschild 1500ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/13/2011

Tasted 7 Times Since Bottling With Consistent Notes Broodingly backward and in need of considerable bottle age, the 1988 is a classic expression of Lafite. This deeply-colored wine exhibits the tell-tale Lafite bouquet of cedar, subtle her... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1988 Lafite-Rothschild 750ml


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